Activist voices

Throughout the festival, activists share their stories in all candor. Visit our website and meet those who are bringing about change in the world, from Senegal to New Zealand via Afghanistan. Spoken directly, as close as possible to the struggles of a politically committed life.

  • Co-presented with the Délégation Genève Ville Solidaire (DGVS)

 

Introduction by Alfonso Gomez

Administrative Councillor, City of Geneva

 

 

8 activists to discover from the 5 March


Soltan Achilova

Turkmen photojournalist and reporter

 

 

Dieynaba Sidibé, alias Zeinixx

Senegal's first female graffiti artist

 

 

Helena Maleno

Spanish journalist and activist

 

 

Hilda Flavia Nakabuye

Climate activist

 

 

Olga Kovalkova

Belarusian politician

 

 

Ales Bialiatski

Belarusian writer and political activist

 

 

Zarifa Ghafari

Mayor of Maidan Shar in Afghanistan

 

 

Behrouz Boochani

Iranian journalist, writer and filmmaker